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EY 2011-2012 Hilite of SCCD Accomplishments


 

OFFERING to God what is due him………….

WORSHIP LIFE

  1. SCCD designated as one of the centers of LCSMC Piano Yes! Program with Recital for the third time held in SCCD on May 26,2012. SCCD contributed 6 promising piano scholars to this program some of whom especially the youth are now providing piano accompaniment in the Children’s Church.

 

Christian Education and Nurture

  1. Sunday school classes from pre-school to adults have become a regular Sunday routine.  The Children’s Sunday School continues to get a good number with the Outreaches being part of it. About 50% of the children Sunday schoolers are from the said Outreach areas.
  2. Thursday Bible Study offering courses/module study materials to enhance and equip leaders and members of the Church facilitated by the Pastoral Team.
  3. SCCD was recognized as one of the LCSMC churches who participated regularly in the Teachers’ Empowerment Program using these materials in the Sunday school and outreach classes affirming mainline evangelical Protestant identity to which UCCP hails from. Our very own Pastor Bea was part of the writers’ pool, curriculum review and reading team to come up with 3 year cycle SS material of the LCSMC.
  4. Regular monthly workshop for Sunday School and Outreach Teachers with input workshop on Music Appreciation, Arts and Craft, Accelerated Learning, Book Review, Proper Hygiene on Dental Dare, this is in response to nurture and groom teachers for Children’s ministry.
  5. Successful Kids Camp with 33 campers and 15 Counselors and Staff at Olaes Farm Noveleta Cavite Cavite, second year held a 4 days and 3 nights camping. This is aimed towards more learning experience, independence, training and development both for kids and young people.
  6. Successful Youth Camp with 19 campers and 15 Counsellors and Staff held at Atty Mendoza’s Farm, Talisay Batangas Retreat House 4 days and 3 nights camping. This is aimed towards more learning experience.
  7. Graduated 18 members who went through Leadership that Builds seminar enhancing gifts of leadership on May 6, 2012.

 

Membership Growth and Development

  1. Received formally a total of 13 new members into the church fold during the year after attending a 2-session Discovery/Membership Class.
  2. Baptized and received a total of 24 young people after attending the one quarter Communicants’ Class.
  3. Sustained Membership Renewal Campaign now in its fourth year in cooperation with the UCCP National campaign for membership census with corresponding giving of Annual Denomination Contribution.
  4. Strong Church Recognized Organizations with the CYF getting significant number in terms of membership attendance gathering new faces from the community and the overwhelming come back of the CYAF as an organization.
  5. Ministry to members abroad through sending of monthly newsletters keeping them connected and updated on SCCD church life and setting up SCCD website where all information about SCCD life could be read .  Members Abroad Sunday in February had been designated as a yearly observance beginning 2010. A number of OFW members regularly send their support to the church.
  6. Sending of 2 ministerial students namely: Bethel Relao and Johanna Kristine Belmonte to the Ministerial Formation Committee of the LCSMC and was approved during the 14th Annual Session held at Ellinwood Malate Church.
  7. Formed Nurturing the Elders as quarterly fellowship and continuing education to the Elders of the Church where dialogues and teaching enhancements are part of the input.
  8. Reached the average of 200 worshippers for the past year.
  9. Continuing finishing works in the church and school building with completed projects during the period as follows:
–       Painting of Church Sanctuary
–       Painting of Sound System Cabinet
–       AUV steel matting
–       Minor repairs such as Church Fence and CR
–       Completion of DLA west wing roof deck columns with a meter of hollow blocks enclosure and floor topping, some painting works and other minor repairs.

10.  Actual funds in the amount of P114,000.00 for the purchase of Church Vehicle use that was birthed from the Hayag Couple.

11.  Undertaken Fund Generation Projects namely Project Nehemiah 7 Glittering Sparkle for altar stained works with funds raised to date – P68,380.00  and Color the Season 4, for ongoing finishing works in the church building generating P3,121.50

 

Christian Witness and Service (Mission and Outreach)

  1. Gathered about 190 children in the two-week         long summer VCS in church, Daang Nia, Mary Cris and Simborio Outreach with a significant increase in  volunteers especially from the youth.
  2. Supported the LCSMC Campaign for Typhoon Rehabilitation in the amount of P5,000.00 and P9,823.00 as special offering.
  3. Sustained partnership with Philhealth as SCCD Collection Center gathering about 43 households in the community as regular members.
  4. Continued communication and partnership with sister churches in the US namely UCC Holmdel who is supporting two scholars in the DLA and Asian American Ecumenical Church who has   served  as conduit of donations to SCCD from members in the US.
  5. Typhoon Rehabilitation Program set-up as aftermath          of Typhoon Ondoy in Octber 2009. Funds are      primarily for environmental care and preservation advocacy work and      helping of churches affected by calamities.
  6. Send off 10 missionaries to Benguet, a Mission Challenge Ministry of  SCCD that was birthed     to produce Missions team and future Church Workers of SCCD. This was launched in 2009.
  7. Mission Sunday with an offering of P2,450.00 was also done on August 2011.

 

 

On SCCD Special Ministries

  1. 1. On Sabang Disciples Multi Purpose Cooperative to take off with her multi business venture. SDMPC has now 43 members with P185,971.68 in assets as of March 21, 2012. SDMPC is now operating the DLA School Canteen, Dishwashing and Fabric Conditioner, Credit and Loan, Grocery, Rice and Xerox Copier Machine business.
  2. 2. Scholarship Program now catering to 25 scholars enrolled in the DLA, 2, high school, 6 piano scholars and 2 college scholars.
  3. 3. Health and Wellness Program. Sustained Health Watch Corner is set-up on Sundays for checking of blood pressure, blood sugar with professional and church student nurses serving as volunteers, and a continuing Aerodance ministry for the community and Church members through the leadership of Bro Arnold Cabalit.

 

Christian Stewardship and Resource Development

  1. We are therefore called and challenged by the grace of God to the ministry of giving. Given the global economic crisis for the past years. Over-all, the total collection from primary sources (tithes, loose offering and Sunday school) shows big indication of encouraged giving and consciousness of Christian stewardship among members. Consider the comparative figures below gleaned from SCCD Financial Statement..

 

Year Tithes  – Inc/(Dec) Inc/(Dec.) Total Collection from primary sources
2004 P555,788.25 P942,393.38
2005 P595,484.00      7.14% P744,231.00     (21.03%)
2006 P643,473.00      8.06% P881,975.00      18.51%
2007 P458,673.00   (28.72%) P714,140.00     (19.03%)
2008 P714,526.25    55.78% P957,943.65      34.13%
2009 P707,648.00      (.96%) P985,096.10        2.38%
2010 P906,509.90     28.1% P1,169,122.60    18.7%
2011 P866,468.00 P1,123,006.40

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.  Decreased giving of Wider Mission Support to LCSMC with figures below showing the past eight years’ giving

 

2004-2005            45,040.93              no definite %

2005-2006            26,055.89                      3%

2006-2007            62,534.36                      7%

2007-2008            95,924.35                  13%

2008-2009                 141,492.69               14-15%

2009-2010          134,663.80               16-17%

2010-2011          209,578.36               17-18%

2011-2012    137,725.21                     10%-Oct 2011 onward

With the above figures, UCCP Sabang holds 3rd to 7 churches of the LCSMC who supports and continuously give Wider Mission Support to augment the need in advancing the Conference Ministries and Programs.

 

Involvement in Wider Judicatories

  1. Hosting of LCSMC activities namely:
  • Piano Yes Recital in May 2012
  • Hosting of UMCC Fellowships in April 2012
  • Hosting of Centennial Celebration of Disciples Flock in October 2012
  1. Participation of SCCD Church Workers for the UCWO Annual Retreat on January 16-20, 2012 held at Sagada Mountain Province.
  2. Exchange Pulpit done twice during the year with UCCP Paliparan and UCCP Anabu with Pastor Bea Hernandez as Pastor to represent SCCD.
  3. Sending Off 10 members of UCCP Sabang for Mission Challenge, a one year education program for mission that is aimed to educate members on mission and harvest future church workers.
Consolidated by SCCD Pastoral Team 2011-2012
Rev. Ronell and Pastor Bea Hernandez, Lay Minister Wilma Pelagio
Presented during worship on June 3, 2012